Chris Tremain

Type: Person
Name: Chris Tremain
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Today in politics: Thursday, July 31

Cold versus cancer tale in valedictory speechRetiring Invercargill MP Eric Roy took a flick at Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully in his valedictory yesterday. Years ago, just after Roy was diagnosed with cancer, he got a call asking for a favour. ... [Published The Press NZ - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ryall bows out after 24 years

Health Minister Tony Ryall has bowed out of Parliament after a 24-year stint that started when former prime ministers David Lange and Robert Muldoon were still in the House.Ryall used his valedictory speech to outline the future of healthcare, including ... [Published Waikato Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

5 Two Napier MPs would be a longshot

If September's election result reflects current polling, there could be two Napier-based MPs in the next Parliament.That situation would arise if Labour candidate Stuart Nash wins the seat ahead of National's Wayne Walford, but Mr Walford secures a place ... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Claire Trevett: MPs come and go but rare few earn high regard

National MP Tau Henare provided the warm-up act.Parliament TV is about to embark on its triennial series of Last Chance to See as valedictory season kicks off.National MP Tau Henare provided the warm-up act. Having declined the chance to do a formal valedictory ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

`Toxic' parliament had MP wondering (NZ Newswire)

A retiring MP who has been in parliament for nine years says he spent the first three wondering why he was there.National's John Hayes says the place was "toxic" during Labour's last term, and although he came to enjoy electorate work he realised there ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Through rainbow glasses: MPs' legacies

A number of MPs are saying goodbye to Parliament beforeit rises for the election. Some, we won’t miss. Others were solid. And then there are the memorable characters who will reserve a special place in our history, thanks to the illuminating marriage ... [Published Gay NZ - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

4 Mum makes three-strikes plea

Karen Edwards (left) holds a portrait of her daughter Ashlee, with Ann Hodgetts, National MP Chris Tremain and Kylee Hodgetts, as the three women present their petition to Parliament yesterday.Photo/Derek ChengNorthland mum Karen Edwards held a photo ... [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

National candidate in trouble with Electoral Commission

Wayne Walford, who is looking to replace Chris Tremain in Napier, will now be investigated by police after the Electoral Commission referred an alleged breach to them for investigation. ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Valedictory speeches begin today

It's "so long and farewell" for half a dozen National MPs, due to give their valedictory speeches in Parliament today.Most of them - including former ministers Chris Tremain and Kate Wilkinson - are leaving after nine years, to make way for fresh blo ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Peters backs Napier to Gisborne rail link repair

NZ First leader Winston Peters.Photo/FileRestoration of the Napier-Gisborne rail link would be "among the first projects funded" under New Zealand First's transport policy, party leader Winston Peters says.Mr Peters and the party's transport spokesman, ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Delegates will get hard word on campaign

National’s Steven Joyce expects fight and will target vulnerable Labour seats Steven Joyce. Photo / APNNational's campaign chairman Steven Joyce says he assumes Labour will climb out of its current woes and take the fight to National in the coming ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Election campaign begins in earnest

SEEING RED: Napier Labour candidate Stuart Nash took time out from the usual Friday door- knocking to erect election hoardings yesterday.PHOTOS/PAUL TAYLOR HBT142411-02National blew balloons while Labour hammered hoardings in the Napier electorate yesterday, ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 22 2014]

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Today in politics: Thursday, July 31 [Published The Press NZ - Jul 30 2014]
Ryall bows out after 24 years [Published Waikato Times - Jul 30 2014]
5 Two Napier MPs would be a longshot [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Jul 29 2014]
Claire Trevett: MPs come and go but rare few ea... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 23 2014]
`Toxic' parliament had MP wondering (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 23 2014]
Through rainbow glasses: MPs' legacies [Published Gay NZ - Jul 23 2014]
4 Mum makes three-strikes plea [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 23 2014]
National candidate in trouble with Electoral Co... [Published Newstalk ZB - Jul 23 2014]
National candidate in trouble with Electoral Co... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 22 2014]
Valedictory speeches begin today [Published Newstalk ZB - Jul 22 2014]
Peters backs Napier to Gisborne rail link repair [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 17 2014]
2 Bennett response stuns White [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Jul 15 2014]
5 Wayne Walford stands down from role at chamber [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Jul 09 2014]
Delegates will get hard word on campaign [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 27 2014]
Curran declines list spot this time [Published Otago Daily Times - Jun 23 2014]
Election campaign begins in earnest [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 22 2014]
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